We remember Ernest Smith

We remember Ernest Smith

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1881
birth Hospital Street, Hockley, Birmingham United Kingdom Source:5513811 10th June 1881
1891
dates Age 10 Source:4092768 10th June 1891
1901
dates Age 20 Source:4092768 10th June 1901
1906
children Alfred Edwin Smith Source:5513823 4th January 1906
1908
children Samuel Arthur Smith Source:5513823 30th May 1908
1909
children Ernest Smith Source:5513823 20th September 1909
1911
dates Age 30 Source:4092768 10th June 1911
1912
children Lily May Smith Source:5513823 18th February 1912
1914
children William Smith Source:5513823 22nd March 1914
1914
enlistment Birmingham Town Hall United Kingdom Source:4092768 17th August 1914
1915
theatres Gallipoli :2b Source:4092768 15th October 1915 - 16th February 1916
1916
theatres Mesopotamia :6b Source:4092768 16th February 1916 - 21st August 1916
1916
hospitalisation Invalided to India (possibly Bombay) after contracting rheumatic fever whilst serving with 9th Worcesters in Mesopotamia. Hospital/Institution Source:4092768 21st August 1916 - 21st December 1916
1918
children Albert Smith Source:5513823 17th September 1918
1919
discharge Source:4092768 27th April 1919
1921
dates Age 40 Source:4092768 10th June 1921
1921
children Florence Smith Source:5513823 19th August 1921
1927
children Bert Harold Douglas Smith Source:5513823 25th February 1927
1928
dates Age 47 Source:4092768 26th November 1928
marriage Leah Ashford Source:5513830 27th September 1903
service British Army Private 9359 Worcestershire Regiment Source:4092768
service British Army Private Acting Lance Corporal 37263 Royal Warwickshire Regiment Source:4092768
service British Army L/Cpl 32263 Royal Warwickshire Regiment 1st Garrison Battalion Source:4092768
1928
death Not War Related He stepped from the carriage whilst train was still in motion. He sustained compound fracture to his skull and also fractured ribs and spine. Birmingham United Kingdom Source:5513823 26th November 1928
burial Key Hill Non-War Cemetery Birmingham United Kingdom Source:5513823

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Ernest
Initials E
Last Name Smith
Source 4092768
First Names Ernest
Initials E
Last Name Smith
Source 4092768
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 9359 Worcestershire Regiment Private
British Army 37263 Royal Warwickshire Regiment Private Acting Lance Corporal
British Army 32263 Royal Warwickshire Regiment 1st Garrison Battalion L/Cpl
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Alfred Edwin Smith son 1906-01-04
Samuel Arthur Smith son 1908-05-30
Ernest Smith son 1909-09-20
Lily May Smith daughter 1912-02-18
William Smith son 1914-03-22
Albert Smith son 1918-09-17
Florence Smith daughter 1921-08-19
Bert Harold Douglas Smith son 1927-02-25
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Leah Ashford wife 1903 - 1903
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fresh Blue Brown
DateHeightSource
1914-08-17 5'8"

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